Geotagging? (Was: How to Organize Photo Collection with FOSS)

Daniel C. dcrookston at gmail.com
Wed Nov 1 18:25:44 MST 2006


On a similar (but not entirely related) vein, I've thought that it
would be cool to have photosets on Flickr or something that are all
taken within, say, 3 meters of a specific location.  Kind of like
geocaching only with pictures.

On 11/1/06, Marc Christensen <marc at mecworks.com> wrote:
> Geotagging Support
> ==================
>
> So, speaking of organizing photos with FOSS, I am wondering if any
> applications currently support use of Geotagged photos.  Geotagged
> photos contain the GPS coords for the location the photo was taken.
> Cameras such as the Nikon d200 integrate with a NMEA capable GPS to
> record the location when you take a photo.
>
> I think it would be cool to be able to click on a link in the photo
> album/software and have it pull up a google map with the location.  Or
> be able to group photos by location groups, i.e. photos taken within a
> certain threshold distance from each other, possibly combined with a
> time-line.  So, two groups of pictures taken at the Grand Canyon for
> example, but on different trips could be viewed separately.
>
> An example of a Geotagged photograph I took recently is here:
>
>     http://gallery.mecworks.com/Black_n_White/pa210184_grey
>
> Once on that page, click on "photo properties" in the upper right to see
> the EXIF data, including the GPS lat and lon.
>
> OK, Anyone know if this type of support in software yet?



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